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Near Smithville in DeKalb County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Beckwith Inn

 
 
Beckwith Inn Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, May 31, 2015
1. Beckwith Inn Marker
Inscription. The Beckwith Inn was located just south of here on the Old Turnpike. Originally built by James Cannady in 1816, it was one of the best-known landmarks in DeKalb County. James B. and Rachel Roulstone Beckwith operated the inn from 1843 until the late 1870s. President Andrew Jackson was among its many notable guests. The remaining portion of the inn was destroyed by fire in 1967.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 2D 41.)
 
Location. 35° 58.34′ N, 85° 51.584′ W. Marker is near Smithville, Tennessee, in DeKalb County. Marker is at the intersection of Tennessee Route 26 and Tennessee Route 83, on the right when traveling east on State Route 26. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Smithville TN 37166, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. DeKalb County Confederate Monument (approx. 2.7 miles away); Veterans Memorial DeKalb County Tennessee (approx. 2.7 miles away); DeKalb County in the Civil War (approx. 2.7 miles away); Evins' Old Mill (approx. 4.2 miles away); Battle of Snow Hill (approx.
Beckwith Inn Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, May 31, 2015
2. Beckwith Inn Marker
4.4 miles away); Adam Dale (approx. 6.5 miles away but has been reported missing); Tennessee Veterans (approx. 12 miles away); U.S. Senator Albert Gore. SR. Tennessee (approx. 12 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Smithville.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 12, 2015, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 287 times since then and 24 times this year. Last updated on July 4, 2015, by Byron Hooks of Sandy Springs, Georgia. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 12, 2015, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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